Coup Rumors sparked with Power Outage

By the sunday evening, power outage led to numerous rumors in Islamabad and the country … suggesting the yet-again army coup in country …. even some led to the belief that Musharraf’s no more ….!

Faithfuls who arrived for Taraweeh also discussed coup rumors :)

Though Musharraf said while talking to newsmen:

“Pakistan is not a banana republic and rumours about overthrowing of Pakistan government is a nonsense, total nonsense,”

Have some more readouts on these interesting rumors here:

Panicky rumors of a coup swept through Pakistan on Sunday after a power outage interrupted national television broadcasts and later plunged much of the country into darkness. MORE

A countrywide power outage and reports of President Gen Pervez Musharraf?s unscheduled medical check-up in Texas sparked unusual rumours all over the country about a change of the guard in the capital on Sunday. More

President General Pervez Musharraf has said that there was no revolt to topple Pakistan government and the unprecedented power outage in the country was not linked to coup at all.

2 Comments so far

  1. 1967 (unregistered) on September 25th, 2006 @ 12:10 pm

    It was hilarious Asma! Funny thing is, even the generals at the GHQ would have been preplexed, army coup, who…what the…!

  2. Phil (unregistered) on September 25th, 2006 @ 4:16 pm

    Yeah, what was that all about? I was on my way out of the city that I heard something off the sort. Can’t we all sit quitely and do things without force and coersion?

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